· Used books are either bought back from students or
purchased from nationwide wholesalers. We strive to bring in as many used books
as possible to save students money.
What are textbook rentals?
Essentially renting a textbook is
acquiring the textbook needed for your class at a lower cost.
· For more information, see the Rental Information page.
What do the different options
for textbooks mean?
· REQUIRED: Materials of instruction
tied to course level content or course level goal(s) through at least one of
the following options: assigned reading, test or quiz, homework,
presentation, assignment, project, or other assessment. The materials
of instruction are necessary to complete some course requirements.
- REQUIRED CHOOSE ONE:
Students choose between purchase, rent, Digital E-text, and access code.
· RECOMMENDED: Related course materials
that may be suitable as supplemental resource or provide additional
information for particular interest in that program of study.
· OPTIONAL: Optional materials are
for students that prefer a print copy in addition to digital materials
provided via Learning Management System and course fee.
· NO TEXT REQUIRED: There is no
textbook for this course.
· RELATED BOOKSTORE PRODUCTS: These
products are reference materials and study aids that can help students study,
which are selected and carried by the bookstore. These products are not
requested by the instructor/department.
What is the bookstore's
textbook refund policy?
· All refunds must be accompanied by a valid sales
receipt! Textbooks may not be returned or exchanged if:
o The plastic shrink wrap
has been opened or removed
o A new textbook has been highlighted or written in
o The textbook has been
o The accompanying CD or
study aids are missing
o Any online/access codes are opened
o Past the return policy deadline on the back of the
· For more information, please visit our Return Policy page.
How do I get my textbooks?
· You must have your Student ID
· You can come in to the store to purchase textbooks.
· You can order textbooks online and choose the campus you
wish to pick your book(s) up at as your shipping method. Processing (1-3 days
to process) and shipping times (1-3 additional days depending on shipping
o EAST PEORIA shipping method can be picked up at
East Peoria Campus Bookstore, L201 (Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm).
o PEORIA shipping method can be picked up at Peoria
Campus Store, Student Center room S120 (Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm).
o UPS/USPS will be sent to the Ship To address on the
o You must have your Confirmation Number and
Student ID to pick up Online Orders
· For more
information about ordering textbooks online, visit our How
to Order page or see Web
Order FAQ & Troubleshooting.